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1971 Wolseley 18/85 S from 'The Iron Lady'


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This stunning Lime Flower Wolseley 18/85 MKII is the very car that graced the silver screens, driven by Meryl Streep in the feature film ‘The Iron Lady’. LSE 256J is a match for what Margaret Thatcher drove many, many years ago and this rare car now gives opportunity for someone to become custodian of a piece of British history. This rare, collectable car not only has provenance, but since selling to the last owner in 2013 has had a remarkable £8,000 spent on making this an absolutely stunning example that is worthy of entering shows and rallies.
The Wosleley 18.85 MKII S was Britain's top of the range home grown technologically advanced family saloon car and survivors today are said to be in single figures. This is an incredibly rare car and this particular car, having had so much recent expenditure makes it an ideal collector's piece. The ‘Land Crab' as the car become known, was launched in 1964 as the Austin 1800 and later Morris 1800, however the top of the range Wolseley version did not reach the market until 1967 and was much more upmarket with more luxurious trim and classy styling. The 18/85 featured a re-designed nose, additional chrome trims, rubber faced over-riders and


1971 wolseley 18 85 s iron lady silver 1800cc manual power-steering

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    Wolseley > 18/85
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Corner Farm, West Knapton
West Knapton, YO17 8JB, North Yorkshire
United Kingdom

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